Durga-Navarathri Puja – Day 8_Devi Mahagauri

Four arms with the fairest complexion of all the Durga Shaktis. Peace and compassion radiate from her being and she is often dressed in a white or green sari. She holds a drum and a trident and is often depicted riding a bull. 

Daily Schedule Maa Durga should be worshiped with PANCHOPCHAR (Fragrances, Flowers, Inceses, Diayas and Rice) or Shodshopchar.

Worshipping Maa Durga’s incarnation as Mahagauri

Maa Durga’s incarnation as Mahagauri is worshiped on Eight day of Navratri. Its Meditation and

Mantras are as follows:

Shvete vrishaye samaroodha shvetambardhara shuchi
Mahagauri shubham dadhaanmahadevprmodada

Mantra: Om Mahagauriye Namah 

Durga Shaptashati Recitation:

 Same way as the first day’s resolution Durga Shaptashati’s recitation should be done; process is same as explained earlier.
If you are reciting according to the Charitras, then you should recite Uttar Charitra. If you want to complete the recitation of Shaptashati in 7 days, then you should recite 13th Charitra and Moortirahasya etc. on Eighth day.

Recitation of Shri Ramcharit manas

Worship in a same way as the seventh day thereafter recites the couplet, “Jo sumirat siddhi hoi gan nayak, kari bar badan…..” And after seventh rest recite till 10th couplet from Uttara Kand.
At the end do the Aarti of Shri Ram and Hanuman.